These are the psychological and physical effects of a situation of chronic undernourishment. Common physical effects which include: general weakness or asthenia, hunger pangs, sluggishness, and susceptibility to disease. Psychotic reactions also may occur.

STARVATION REACTIONS: "Starvation reactions are seen in a lot of Third world countries."
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